At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife’s weight in beer.
Will Ferrell's World Cup pep talk.
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In the early days of mapmaking, plotting out the world was no easy task.
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Just as we humans cling to our air conditioners and plunge our heads into the freezer in the summer months, koalas have found a source of relief from stifling temperatures.
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